My research focuses on virtual environments, motion capture technology, haptics and virtual production. I currently focus on creating virtual reality surgical rehearsal and training software with haptics and developing augmented reality virtual production tools.
Bio – Ben is a Ph.D. in Computer Science candidate at Ontario Tech University in the Faculty of Science, and the CEO of Marion Surgical. He earned his master’s degree in Professional Writing at the University of Southern California.
Evaluation of a Virtual Reality Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (PCNL) Surgical Simulator
Ben Sainsbury, Maciej Lacki, Mohammed Shahait, Mitchell Goldenberg, Amir Baghadi, Lora Cavuoto, Jing Ren, Mark Green, Jason Lee, Timothy D. Averch, Carlos Rossa. Frontiers In: Robot. AI, 14 January 2020
Evaluation of the Virtual Reality Surgical Simulator with Haptics developed by Marion Surgical.
Nov, 2019, Edinburgh, UK Beyond Conference – Company Case-Study – Immerse.UK
May, 2019 London, UK - VR immersive environments for surgical training
April 2019, University of Waterloo, ON
Research Talk Panel- A new reality: Exploring Dimensions of Immersive learning
Ontario Centers of Excellence
Ontario Tech University COURSES: Entrepreneurship and Filmmaking for Game Developer students in the Faculty of Business and IT. Lecturers Michael Konopaski and Keith Lock (2013-2016)
INTERNATIONAL WIPO PATENT WO 2019/218081 A1
Houdini, get me out of this – Now Magazine VOL 24 NO 39 - MAY 26, 2005
Awaiting the call to Iraq, I feel like the ants I used to trap as a kid - headed for torture as a POW -
TEDX Talk 2013 : 3D Solution For Post Traumatic Stress - TEDxMilton
Short Film: Private Snuffy 2009
A GI awaiting the call to Irap's nightmare.
Best Animation Award:
2011 Cinéfest Sudbury International Film Festival
Interview UK 2019: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DV_qH-B1CJ0&t=2s
Jailbait: a Canadian love story – Maclean’s Magazine - MARCH 15 2004